In separate road accidents on Friday, 2 persons died on spot and 3 were seriously injured. One was at Suffry, Sonari where a Maruti 800 of Ghana Gogoi of ONGC was hit by a TATA Sumo (without number plate) from back. As a result the Maruti car was badly damaged and Handique badly injured. Though Gogoi was admitted to the Charaidew Sub-Division Civil Hospital at Rojabari could not be saved. The Tata Sumo was hired by Army personals, who are in civil dress and fled from the spot after the accident.
The other accident was at Hatighuli of Gaurisagar on National highway 37. A blue colour Indica going towards Jorhat made head on collision with a rice carrying truck going towards Sivasagar. The driver of the Indica, Nirmal Dey of Milon Nagar of Sivasagar died on the spot. The passengers, Sajad Ansari (Jharkhand), Amrit Kumar (Bihar) and Tapon Gogoi (Mahora, Sivasagar) injured and shifted to Sivasagar Civil hospital at Joysagar are now in serious condition.